ALAMOSA METAR SITE, Colorado Experimental Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrice(PFM).

ALAMOSA METAR-ALAMOSA CO
37.46N 105.87W ELEV. 7620 FT
855 AM MST THU DEC 25 2014

DATE                THU 12/25/14            FRI 12/26/14            SAT 12/27/14
MST 3HRLY     02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      33           6          25          -3          24
TEMP                   31 32 27 20 14 11  7  9 20 24 17  8  3  1 -2  1 18 23 15
DEWPT                  17 17 17 14 11  9  5  6 12 11  9  6  2  0 -5 -3  5  9  4
MIN/MAX RH                   53          96          52         100          47
RH                     56 53 65 77 88 91 91 87 71 57 70 91 95 95 87 83 56 54 61
WIND DIR               SW SW  S  S  S SE SE SE  E  E  E  E NE  N  N NW NE SE SW
WIND SPD               18 19 10  9  8  3  3  5 13 10  4  4  1  1  2  2  0  3  5
WIND GUST                                      25
CLOUDS                 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW
POP 12HR                     20          40          20          20           5
SNOW                       S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES                  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3
15K WIND DIR           SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  S  S  S SW
15K WIND SPD           58 66 51 39 37 35 25  8 16 18 17
MIX HGT                 2  3 <1 <1  2 <1  1  2  3  4  1
T WIND DIR              S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S SE
T WIND SPD             19 19 16 13 11  4  3  3  9 12 11
SMOKE DISP             PR FR PR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR PR
CRTCL FWX POT           U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U


DATE               SUN 12/28/14  MON 12/29/14  TUE 12/30/14  WED 12/31/14
MST 6HRLY     23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17 23   05 11 17
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX            -8    27      -1    26      -4    21     -14    19
TEMP          -1   -7 19 19  5    0 20 17  2   -3 15 11 -7  -13 11  9
DEWPT         -6  -11  6  8 -1   -3  8  8 -1   -7 -2 -1-16  -17 -6 -1
PWIND DIR          SW    SW      SW    SW       E     E       N     W
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    FW   FW SC SC SC   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0     0       5    10      30    20      10    10
SNOW                                    S  C    S  S  S  S

BELOW IS A WEATHER ELEMENT KEY FOR THIS PRODUCT DAY 1 THROUGH 3... MAX/MIN TEMP OR MIN/MAX TEMP(F).....MAXIMUM/MINIMUM AIR TEMPERATURE TEMP(F).............................AIR TEMPERATURE DEWPT(F)............................DEW POINT TEMPERATURE MIN/MAX RH OR MAX/MIN RH(%).........MAXIMUM/MINIMUM HUMDITY RH(%)...............................RELATIVE HUMIDITY WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS)...........WIND DIRECTION WIND SPD(MPH).......................WIND SPEED CLOUDS(CAT).........................CLOUD COVER CATEGORY EXAMPLE: CL = CLEAR; FW = FEW; SC = SCATTERED; BK = BROKEN; OV = OVERCAST CLOUDS(%)...........................CLOUD COVER AS A PERCENTAGE POP 12HR(%).........................PROBABILITY FOR ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION WEATHER... TYPE... RAIN...........RAIN RAIN SHWRS.....RAIN SHOWERS TSTMS..........THUNDERSTORMS DRIZZLE........DRIZZLE SNOW...........SNOW SNOWSHWRS......SNOW SHOWERS SLEET..........SLEET FRZG RAIN......FREEZING RAIN FRZG DRZL......FREEZING DRIZZLE K..............SMOKE F..............FOG COVERAGE... IS.............ISOLATED SC.............SCATTERED NM.............NUMEROUS O..............OCCASIONAL S..............SLIGHT CHANCE C..............CHANCE L..............LIKELY WD.............WIDESPREAD D..............DEFINITE AR.............AREAS PA.............PATCHY LAL(CAT)............................LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LEVEL HAINES(CAT).........................HAINES INDEX 10K WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS).......10000 FOOT WIND DIRECTION 10K WIND SPD(MPH)...................10000 FOOT WIND SPEED MIX HGT(THOUSANDS OF FT AGL)........MIXING HEIGHT EXAMPLE: 6 = 6000 FEET; 12 = 12000 FEET; <1 = LESS THAN 1000 FOOT T WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS).........TRANSPORT WIND DIRECTION T WIND SPD(MPH).....................TRANSPORT WIND SPEED SMOKE DISP(CAT(KT-FT))...................SMOKE DISPERSION CATEGORY EXAMPLE: PR = POOR; FR = FAIR; GD = GOOD; VG = VERY GOOD; EX = EXCELLENT CRTCL FWX POT........................CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL CRTCL FWX POT USES TEMPERATURE, HUMIDITY, WIND, WIND GUST, AND HAINES EXAMPLE: U = UNLIKELY; P = POSSIBLE; L = LIKELY; S = SEVERE DAY 4 THROUGH 7... MAX/MIN TEMP OR MIN/MAX TEMP(F).....MAXIMUM/MINIMUM AIR TEMPERATURE TEMP(F).............................AIR TEMPERATURE DEWPT(F)............................DEW POINT TEMPERATURE RH(%)...............................RELATIVE HUMIDITY WIND SPD(MPH).......................WIND SPEED EXAMPLE: <15 = LESS THAN 15 MPH; 15> = 15 MPH OR GREATER AVE CLOUDS(CAT).....................AVERAGE CLOUD COVER CATEGORY POP 12HR(%).........................PROBABILITY FOR ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION WEATHER... SEE DAY 1 THROUGH 3 WEATHER DESCRIPTIONS


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